Tanya Drobnis speaks to financial services practitioners about the road ahead as the FCA gets to grips with changes to its leadership and new challenges in the tech and ESG spaces.
More than 350 law firms feature across The Legal 500’s UK finance categories, and a data analysis of those rankings underlines the most prominent players in the sector.
‘Have the ambition that seems impossible, don’t aim for the possible,’ Standard Chartered’s Dr Sandie Okoro on breaking glass ceilings, aiming high and fighting injustice.
‘Our clients face a tsunami of regulatory change; just as it looks like the wave is subsiding, it returns with a vengeance’ – Herbert Smith Freehills’ Jenny Stainsby on the pros and cons of a career in financial services regulation.
‘The best finance lawyers understand, whichever side they’re on, that there is a common goal’: Morrison Foerster finance partner Chris Kandel on collaborative practices, training the next generation of lawyers and novel developments in leveraged finance.